Originally posted on Photofocus:
Do your pictures ever look a bit off-balance? One possible cause can be a crooked tripod. Fortunately more and more cameras are adding a tool for leveling the camera called a virtual horizon. It functions similarly to an electronic level.
In this image, the camera looked straight. But checking the virtual horizon, I could tell the camera was slightly titled. Turning this option on varies by camera, but it usually involves using a pre-assigned button or accessing a menu item.
Adjusting the height of a tripod leg I leveled the camera to get a better shot. By slowly raising one leg, I…
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